3 Best Cuban Sandwich Spots in Florida

Florida - Cuban Sandwich - Cubano
Florida - Cuban Sandwich - Cubano

The Cuban sandwich (AKA Cubano), though no longer unique to Florida, got its start in the Florida Keys via Cuban expatriates who first settled there in the 50’s. Now, its popularity spans the globe.  

With its simple recipe of ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, mustard, and pickles heated between crispy, hot-pressed Cuban bread, how could you go wrong? Though there are many more types of “Cuban” sandwiches, the Cubano wins the gold. While you’re in Florida you’ll want to get one of the best. So, let’s unpack the 3 Best Cuban Sandwich Spots in Florida.  

#1 925 Nuevo’s Cubano’s  

On N Andrews Ave in Fort Lauderdale, Florida sits 925 Nuevo’s Cubano’s, a window-serve eatery boasting classic Cuban fare and outdoor seating. Soak up the awesome atmosphere while noshing on delicious grub. The colorful establishment serves up many traditional Cuban items, but they make one of the best Cubano’s as the name suggests. Hours:  

  • Friday 7 AM–3 PM  
  • Saturday 7 AM–3 PM  
  • Sunday 9 AM–3 PM  
  • Monday 7 AM–3 PM  
  • Tuesday 7 AM–3 PM  
  • Wednesday 7 AM–3 PM  
  • Thursday 7 AM–3 PM    

#2 Enriqueta’s Sandwich Shop  

Located on NE 29th St in Miami, Enriqueta’s Sandwich Shop is a bright, airy sandwich shop located in North Miami. And though Cuban sandwiches are perfect the way they are, Enriqueta’s may have made them better.   

They combined two of Cuba’s best sandwiches into one by adding croquetas to make the Cubano especial con croqueta preparada. If you’re in Miami, this is the spot to hit up for Cuban sandwiches. Hours follow:  

  • Friday 7 AM–3 PM   
  • Saturday 7 AM–2 PM   
  • Sunday Closed   
  • Monday 7 AM–3 PM   
  • Tuesday 7 AM–3 PM   
  • Wednesday 7 AM–3 PM   
  • Thursday 7 AM–3 PM  
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Florida - Cuban Sandwich - Cubano

#3 Playa Café  

Located on Washington Ave in Miami Beach, Playa Café is a highly sought-after Cuban Café in Miami. The family-owned and operated café, in business since 2003, produces some righteous Cuban sandwiches. They have an extensive menu that serves such Cuban dishes as Pechuga de Pollo or Fajita de Pollo, or you can build your own Cubano. Hours follow:    

  • Friday 6 AM–4 AM  
  • Saturday 7 AM–4 AM  
  • Sunday 7 AM–4 AM  
  • Monday 6 AM–4 AM  
  • Tuesday 6 AM–4 AM  
  • Wednesday 6 AM–4 AM  
  • Thursday 6 AM–4 AM  

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